LD 1240 LR 1550(01)
Resolve, To License Wetland Scientists
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Eberle of South Portland
Committee: Business, Research and Economic Development
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
2009-10 2010-11 Projections 2011-12 Projections 2012-13
Other Special Revenue Funds $7,500 $0 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Administrative Services Division within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation will require a one-time Other Special Revenue Funds allocation of $7,500 in fiscal year 2009-10 for contractual services to develop a licensing protocol for wetland scientists.  The Administrative Services Division has sufficient cash balances in its account to support the cost of this requirement. The additional costs to the Department of Environmental Protection associated with collaboration of licensing wetland scientists can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.